Digest (Sept. 29): Upset just what doctor ordered in Turf Cup at Laurel Park

Larry Pratt and Dave Alden's Doctor Mounty, a 25-1 longshot, gamely held off the defending champion and 1-2 favorite Projected to win Saturday's $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) by a nose. A 5-year-old son of Street Sense trained by Hall of Fame conditioner Shug McGaughey and ridden by Forest Boyce, Doctor Mounty covered a yielding mile course in 1:41.78. It was Doctor Mounty's sixth victory in 22 starts and first since winning at Tampa Bay Downs in February. After taking the lead from Dalarna at the top of the stretch, Doctor Mounty and Boyce had to hold off the driving Projected and jockey Joe Bravo, who were gaining with every stride inside the winner. Doctor Mounty, who sold for $170,000 as a 2-year-old at the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2015 2-year-old and horses of racing age sale, entered the BWI off a seventh-place finish Sept. 6 in the Old Friends Stakes at Kentucky Downs. The BWI was among six stakes worth $650,000 in purses on the 12-race 'Class on the Grass' program.

Colleges

Salisbury posts 5th shutoutin field hockey triumph

The No. 7 Salisbury University field hockey team registered its fifth shutout of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating Gwynedd Mercy University by a score of 2-0. Jenna Partilla (Arundel) and Tara Daddio scored for the Sea Gulls (7-2).

Men's college soccer: Ryan Spadin scored to lift Salisbury past Frostburg State , 1-0.

Women's volleyball: McDaniel capped its third sweep of the week with a 27-25 victory to top Washington, 3-0. The Green Terror won the opening set 25-19 and the second set, 25-11. Isabel Paci (River Hill) had nine kills for the Green Terror. ... Johns Hopkins won its third game in four days, defeating Haverford, 3-1, to extend the Blue Jays' winning streak to 13. Simone Bliss had 18 kills for the Jays.

Sprint football: Navy (2-1, 1-0 CSFL-South) piled up nearly 400 yards of total offense and caused six turnovers as the Midshipmen trounced Mansfield (0-3, 0-3 CSFL-South) on Friday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium . The Mids recovered four fumbles and intercepted a pair of passes.

Et Cetera

Outdoor viewing party setfor Caps' banner ceremony

Monumental Sports & Entertainment will broadcast theWashington Capitals Stanley Cup banner raising ceremony and home opener against the Boston Bruins on the G Street outdoor video board on Wednesday. G Street will be closed to traffic between 7th Street and 9th Street, NW starting at 5:30 p.m. Fans attending are strongly encouraged to take Metro. The Rock The Red Carpet event, where Washington Capitals players arrive pregame, will be on F Street beginning at 4:45 p.m. The pregame ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., ahead of the start of the game at Capital One Arena.

NBA : The Wizards announced regional television and radio broadcast information for 2018-19 NBA preseason and regular-season games. NBC Sports Washington will present live coverage of 83 Wizards games this season, including 79 regular-season and four preseason contests. NBCSW's live coverage, including pregame and postgame shows, will continue to be available on NBCSportsWashington.com and the NBC Sports app. NBCSW's live games will be led by play-by-play announcer Steve Buckhantz, analyst Kara Lawson and reporter Chris Miller.

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